My sophomore year was over and it was officially summer. All the fun and games I had been playing finally caught up to me.
Education is kind of like baseball. The schools with more funding sit in box seats, with a great view of the game. My school’s in the bleachers.
Everyone deserves an education. This is something almost everyone in America is in agreement about. Do we let people of…
A lot of my friends say, “Jobs are more important than fighting ” yet they are unemployed and always fighting. They say, “I want to go to college ” but are quick to cut class and drop out. It seems like some of my friends have their priorities mixed up.
What if your extracurricular activities weren’t just extra but a part of your academics too? New thinking on education intends to bring students’ interests into the classroom. It’s called Connected Learning and promotes the idea that students will excel in school if what they are learning is relevant to their lives, experiences, and passions. This plan is spelled out in a new report, by Mimi Ito, the research director of the Digital Media and Learning Hub at the University of Ca. Irvine.